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Long and short HK parameter names

Unfortunately the periodic HK parameters in the ODF are stored in table columns with very concise non-descriptive names such as E605 [3]. For obvious reasons the direct use of these names is very inconvenient and prone to errors. Therefore hkgtigen (via a corresponding service in the CAL) implements a name mapping scheme that allows the user to specify the HK parameters (see task parameters parameters and overrideparameters) with long descriptive names while the ODF access is transparently performed with the short ones. The translation table which drives this process is part of the CCF constituent HKParmInt. In order to find out what long parameter names are defined please inspect the contents of HKParmInt with the task calview. This will also show the list of standard HK parameter validity ranges that hkgtigen accesses through the CAL.

XMM-Newton SOC -- 2021-11-30